Commerce Secretary: Immigration reform would bring in $1.4 trillion

by Kai Ryssdal Jan 9, 2014
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker sits down to talk about the state of the American economy and what she thinks it will take to get it back on track.

Hollywood wants the rest of the world to follow U.S. copyright law

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Dec 20, 2013
As negotiators continue work on a trans-Pacific trade deal, one of the sticking points is intellectual property.

Ukraine decides between east and west

by Steve Rosenberg Nov 29, 2013
As Ukraine ponders its economic future, both the EU and Russia are courting its economic power.

Will long awaited WTO deal be 'Doha-lite'?

by David Brancaccio Nov 22, 2013
Is it possible that after 12 years of negotiation that a new global trade deal could be announced this weekend?

In Asia, can Jack Lew succeed where others have failed?

by Shannon Mullen Nov 12, 2013
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew plans to visit five countries in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
BBC World Service

How will US snooping impact US-EU trade negotiations?

by Andrew Walker Jul 8, 2013
The U.S. and EU kick off trade talks today, but there may be an unpleasant odor as negotiations begin: European anger over U.S. spying revelations.
BBC World Service

G8 leaders to talk US-EU free trade

by Jonathan Marcus Jun 17, 2013
Leaders of the world's richest countries meet in Northern Ireland today for their annual G8 summit. On the agenda? A free trade zone that would span from Poland in the east to Hawaii in the West.

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NSA surveillance debate could threaten US-EU trade deal

by Stephen Beard Jun 10, 2013
The furor over U.S. Internet surveillance could hit transatlantic trade. A senior European lawmaker says the revelations could potentially derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal.

NAFTA's promise slowed by lack of border infrastructure

by Mónica Ortiz Uribe Oct 29, 2012
Every day, more than a billion dollars worth of goods moves across the border between Mexico and the U.S. But customs wait times are inconsistent, which is a problem for manufacturers.
A U.S. Department of Transportation border inspector, explains his evaluation of a Mexican driver's truck on February 14, 2001 in Laredo, TX.
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Checking in on NAFTA's immigration promise

by Marketplace Contributor Oct 29, 2012
In 1992, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed. In the two decades since, the number of people living illegally in the U.S. has nearly quadrupled.

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